Definition of Tar Heel State

1. Noun. A state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies.




Definition of Tar Heel State

1. Proper noun. (American English) North Carolina. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tar Heel State

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Taoists
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Tapei
Taphthartharath
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Tapirus
Tapirus indicus
Tapirus terrestris
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Taq polymerase
Tar Heel
Tar Heel State (current term)
Tar Heels
Tara
Tarabulus Al-Gharb
Tarabulus Ash-Sham
Taracahitian
Tarahumara
Taraktagenos
Taraktagenos kurzii
Taraktogenos
Taraktogenos kurzii
Tarantino
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Literary usage of Tar Heel State

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"It is found in many cough mixtures and its vapor is frequently inhaled for pulmonary troubles. Tar Heel State, a popular nickname applied to North Carolina ..."

2. Lives of Distinguished North Carolinians (1898)
"The old " tar-heel " State, on the 16th of May, 1771, in the Battle of Alamance ... Oh, modest tar-heel State, in the slang of the newly-discovered country, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Tar Heel State, a popular nickname applied to North Carolina (qv). TARA, ta'ra, Ireland, a hill in County Meath, six miles east of Trim. ..."

4. Naval Stores: History, Production, Distribution and Consumption by Thomas Gamble (1921)
"... known elsewhere on this continent, giving to its people the distinctive sobriquet of "Tar hee'ers," and their commonwealth that of the "Tar Heel State. ..."

5. Naval Stores: History, Production, Distribution and Consumption by Thomas Gamble (1921)
"... known elsewhere on this continent, giving to its people the distinctive sobriquet of "Tar hee'ers," and their commonwealth that of the "Tar Heel State. ..."

6. Kickstart Initiative: Connecting America's Communities to the Information by Delano E. Lewis (1997)
"A former North Carolina legislator once described the Tar Heel State as having islands of prosperity in a sea of poverty. State officials believe that the ..."

7. The Afro-American Press and Its Editors by Irvine Garland Penn (1891)
"Mr. Smith may be regarded as a pioneer journalist of the ,'Tar Heel" state, and is certain to do credit to himself and to his race in any position he may ..."

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